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Admissions

Applications are now being accepted through November 15, 2021 for January 2022 admission and through May 16, 2022 for July 2022 admission.

Admission Criteria

Prerequisites

Prospective students are required to complete nine specific prerequisite college credit courses (28 credit hours):

  • Must be completed with a grade of C or higher
  • Overall 9-course pre-requisite GPA must be 2.7 or higher

The below college credit courses are a required part of the program of study and must be completed at an accredited college or university.

  • College Algebra (3 credit hours)
  • Developmental Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • English Composition (3 credit hours)
  • General Chemistry (3 credit hours)
  • General Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3 credit hours)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3 credit hours)
  • Nutrition (3 credit hours)
  • Microbiology and Laboratory (4 credit hours)

ATI TEAS Exam

Prospective students are required to complete the ATI TEAS Exam (v.6):

  • Must score 65% or higher
  • Students can retest three times within a calendar year at 14 to 30-day intervals to allow appropriate remediation.

Click here for more information about the ATI TEAS exam and how to schedule.

Click here for more information about preparing for the ATI TEAS exam.

How to Apply

1) Complete the School of Nursing Admissions Application

A $50 application fee is due at time of application.

2) Submit Required Documents

Documents can be emailed to NursingSchool@brgeneral.org or mailed to the following address:

Baton Rouge General School of Nursing
Attn: Admissions
3616 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Acceptance

All submitted applications are reviewed by Baton Rouge General’s School of Nursing’s Admission and Selections Committee. Once accepted, you will be notified by email within 10 days of the application deadline and will be required to accept or decline by the deadline stated in your acceptance letter. At that time, you will receive your orientation date, health requirements and the tuition and fees schedule.

You will also be required to submit the following:

  • Non-refundable administrative fee of $50 by deadline stated in acceptance letter
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN) requirements:
    • Application for Approval to Enroll in Clinical Nursing Courses of the LSBN
    • Required documents noted on application
    • Two completed fingerprint cards
    • Authorization for criminal background check
    • Non-refundable fees
  • Current medical history and physical (must be completed by your primary care provider)
  • Proof of CDC recommended immunizations and titers for healthcare providers
  • Drug test screening (Must be performed by Baton Rouge General. Scheduling information will be provided.)
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